Bomb Aimer's Notes

MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030018.jpg
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Bomb Aimer's Notes

Description

The notes indicate the bomb distribution in the bomb bay, the total weight of the bomb load, the all up weight of the aircraft, height of the bombing, forecast winds and heading and target indicator colours.
Aircraft code 'G'.
On the reverse are calculations.


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Format

One typewritten sheet with handwritten annotations

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MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030018, MRobertsEJH[See#-DoB]-170712-030019

Transcription

[underlined] TAKE. OFF. 2200hrs [/underlined]
[calculations], [Bomb Aimers Notes]
“G” [underlined] 3RD. [/underlined] WAVE. [underlined] 0+8-12 [/underlined] ZERO at 0110. 500/A/C. 18-22000ft. [indecipherable word] [underlined] 200°M. [/underlined]

[table] [bomb aimers notes]

LOAD. A/B/C
BOMB NO. T.V. 750’s.
DISTRIB. .25 on 32 way
PRE-SELECTION. 16.1.2.11.13.12.3.4.5.6.7.8.9.10.14.15.
[indecipherable word] 12th Hole. on 32 way.
HT. ) 18000 20000 22000
INTERVAL ) 10. 11. 12. Secs
TARGET HT. 150’
OVERSET )
BOMB WT 13.476 LBS GAS. 1400 GALLS
PHOTOGRAPH. WARNING. CAMERA.
BOMBING WINDS ZERO. [indecipherable words]
P.F.F. A.U.W. 63.575 LBS

Musical Parra. & Wanganui Broadcast W/V to be used if Parra. Attack. Jettison only over the sea if necessary.

Mossy’s mark A/.P. with Red T.I’S If Wanganui it will be Red with yellow stars. Marking begin at 0-4 & goes on every 2 mins. Bomb the centre of the T.I'S. as far on as possible. Put O W/V on for Wangan[missing letters] & Bomb at 165M.P.H.

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[calculations]

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Citation

EJH Roberts, “Bomb Aimer's Notes,” IBCC Digital Archive, accessed April 19, 2024, https://ibccdigitalarchive.lincoln.ac.uk/omeka/collections/document/35316.

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